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Word of the Day — April 16, 2013

April 16, 2013 - Scott Viau
patina - PAH-teen-ah (or pah-TEEN-ah) - an aging surface effect on metal by oxidation

Example: "In a review of "42" one critic remarked: 'The patina of Hollywood phoniness coating "42," which derives its title from Robinson's uniform number, would be less dispiriting if its main character weren't a true trailblazer who deserved every accolade & huzzah imaginable.'"

 
 

 

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